Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that private attorneys hired by state Attorney General Jim Hood to sue MCI and Microsoft should not have received millions of dollars directly from settlements.
Pittman JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Former Mississippi Attorney General and state Supreme Court Justice Edwin Pittman says he is concerned about a bill aimed at limiting current Attorney General Jim Hood's authority.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The lawyer for a man accused of killing a Catholic priest has filed a complaint alleging ethics violations by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for airing a campaign commercial that, he says, tainted the jury pool.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - A lawyer for a man accused of killing a priest says a campaign commercial for freshly re-elected Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tainted the jury pool.
Gunn JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - One Mississippi lawmaker says Gov. Haley Barbour's warning not to rely on recent legal settlements as a "windfall" for the state's budget is another example of why the Legislature -- not Attorney General Jim Hood -- needs to do the appropriating.